Diana Kim headshot
Current Member

Diana Kim

Hans Kohn Member

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

Politics

Home Institution

Georgetown University

Diana Kim’s research addresses modern state formation, colonialism & the political construction of vices & vulnerability. At the IAS, she will be writing a book on untouchability, which explores the making of a transnational world of untouchable groups in East, Southeast & South Asia over the past 200 years and its hidden contours today.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies
current

Degrees

University of Chicago
Ph.D.
2013

Honors

2021
Co-Winner, Giovanni Sartori Book Award, American Political Science Association
2020
Silvers Grant, New York Review of Books/Robert B. Silvers Foundation

Appointments

Georgetown University
2016
Assistant Professor
Harvard University
2013–2016
Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics